MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Starting life in a high-kill shelter in Texas is not the only adversity 4-month-old Dutch Shepherd Rocky has endured.
Rocky has battled pneumonia, an eye ailment and is living with a rare condition – megaesophagus.READ MORE: Multiple Ambulances Respond To Crash On Main Street In Anoka
Megaesophagus is a swelling of the esophagus which causes Rocky to regurgitate his food.READ MORE: Next Weather: Slightly-Warmer Wednesday, Severe Storms Possible Thursday
But, a special hand-made chair allows Rocky to keep his puppy chow in his tummy.
Ruff Start Rescue, Rocky’s new home, also needs funding to treat four puppies sick with Parvovirus.MORE NEWS: VeeCon To Brings Thousands, Including Some Big Celebs, To Downtown Minneapolis
If you’d like to donate to help Rocky and friends, or are interested in adopting Rocky, visit Ruff Start Rescue online.